This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
Reactionary - Actionary is to perfrom some action, but reactionary is to restrain/suppress the action....... i.e. to recoil the progress
Reactionary person REACTS to every change.
reacting in a bad way to a visionary
Short Definition : kingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility
realm (re + alm ) alm means king like almpanah in hindi (region of alm = kingdom)
real madrid(real+m) plays like a lethal weapon on the **field**
real Maharaja has lot REAL(TY) estate...
realm means domain....so realm of real numbers is from -infinity to infinity
Short Definition : one who harvests grain; Ex. the Grim Reaper; V. reap: cut and gather (crop); harvest a crop
reap sounds like ripe: one who harvest ripe grains called ripe(r) or reaper....
Reaper Relate with Ripper ~Death personified...
Short Definition : return of part of a payment; discount; V.
R(Rates)+ebate(abate); so rates are abated
Rebate is same as abate, bt normally used for price RATE.
RE+BATE..SOUNDS LIKE BEAT..SO WHEN someone ask you to pay.. return for the part of payment..(which he has given you..you beat him ..
rebate: r(rates)+eba(y)+te. u know they always have reduction in rates at ebay!! happy learning.. :)
Short Definition : reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
re+buff(buffalo)....so when your buffalo..hits you.. and you beat it.... My Buffalo did it ones with Me hahahah ;)
a BUFFER is used to block or repel.
when a bluff person calls u u reply very bluntly
reBUFF>>sayin a girl that she is a BUFFalo means u r snubbing and insulting her!!!!!!not gud for u :)
Rebuff=Re(reply)+puff(food) snub that he cannot talk again.
A dog Rejected a stranger entry by barking "wuff wuff"
if some1s bluff is caught, and he bluffs again then it a rebuff and u will reject it pretty bluntly
Short Definition : scold harshly; criticize severely
rebuke~'Angry Duke';An angrly duke will scold badly or criticize badly
rebike ~ re-puke. puking is a disgusting form of criticizing. you are re-puking. that is criticizing sharply. hence rebuke.
rebuke concentrate on BUK....when ANGRY u keep buk buk[NEGATIVE] and dont allow others to speak.
rebuke = rebok shoes se peetna, not actually, but literally, itna jada scold karna !!
Rebuke sounds like dispute which means an argument so at arguments, you criticize other people
if someone wears my Reebok(brand) shoes, i rebuke(reprimand) him
Book (file criminal charges) some one for his reply
after taking full meal u feel re (again) buke(empty stomach) so the owner of the hotel severly criticize his worker.
Rebuke for using Nuke weopons
Short Definition : representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
Re(read)+bus imagine u r in bus.so for tp u start reading book but reading is difficult in bus.so you buy the book which has pictures in place of words now its really easy to read it.so here picture represents words.Reading+At+BUS
Bus routes in the cities are denoted with symbols (25B, 108D) and pictures(eg.airport) rather than names of palces.
re+bus, if we decode this word, it has 'bus' instead of the picture of the 'bus'. However the meaning of 'rebus' is other way round, where pictures are used for words.
Remember we used to play a PICTIONARY... Rebus is that..
rebus ~ sms ; generally we use symbols is SMS instead of writing the entire word so that message is does not require lot of typing.. for ex - "R U ok ? "
rebus means representation of word in picture.So, imagine u r drawing a bus(picture) instead of writing the word
Short Definition : refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
rebuttal~refutal--> refu(refuse) + tal(at all) .... one who refuese to listen at all and gives proof to falsify it!
butt ... take my butt _|_, bluntly refuse
"Rebut" sounds like "rebuff".